W. Stan Ragon, Jr., MD, is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon at West Tennessee Bone & Joint Clinic, P.C. He sees patients in the practice’s main Jackson office and in Trenton, Tennessee. He specializes in general orthopedic surgery, sports medicine, arthroscopy, hand surgery, joint replacement and reconstruction, and anterior approach hip replacement.
After growing up in Jackson, Dr. Ragon completed his medical degree with high honors at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) in Memphis. He completed his residency at the UTHSC College of Medicine Chattanooga and served as chief resident in 2011. Prior to joining West Tennessee Bone & Joint Clinic, P.C., Dr. Ragon spent four years in the US Navy, where he was stationed in Guam and Pensacola, Florida.
Dr. Ragon’s parents are both nurses who have worked or are working at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital. His father is a nurse anesthetist, and his mother was a nurse in the gastrointestinal lab for many years and then worked at Kirkland Cancer Center before retiring two years ago.
Through his parents, Dr. Ragon met several surgeons practicing at West Tennessee Bone & Joint Clinic, P.C. as a child and developed a drive to become an orthopedic surgeon. It’s been his ultimate career goal since middle school to be an orthopedic surgeon at West Tennessee Bone & Joint Clinic, P.C.
Now back in his hometown, Dr. Ragon enjoys working with patients to help decrease their pain and return to their desired level of activity. He is grateful for the opportunity to take care of friends, family, and associates in the place where he grew up.
He is a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and a member of the Tennessee Orthopaedic Society, the Southern Orthopedic Association, the West Tennessee Physicians' Alliance, the Tennessee Medical Association, and the West Tennessee Consolidated Medical Assembly.
Dr. Ragon is married to his wife, Amy, and they have two children, Will and Jane Claire. They attend Fellowship Bible Church. His hobbies include duck hunting, fishing, running, cycling, camping, and watching Tennessee football.
University of Tennessee College of Medicine at Chattanooga
University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis, TN
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Johnny Michael, pastor of Walnut Grove Baptist Church in Ripley, speaks with Dr. Stan Ragon about his hip replacement surgery …